Rooftop Chess Set a Clever Gambit for .5M California Midcentury Modern Home

A midcentury modern masterpiece with a giant-size, rooftop chess set in Pasadena, CA, has captured lots of attention. After less than a month on th...

November 4, 2022
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A midcentury modern masterpiece with a giant-size, rooftop chess set in Pasadena, CA, has captured lots of attention. After less than a month on the market, the home has a pending offer.Whether you're a fan of the Netflix miniseries "The Queen's Gambit" or you think it might be fun to try your game moves al fresco, this spacious beauty comes with an eye-catching, outdoor playground. "The owner always imagined having a rooftop chess set, and her husband gave it to her for her birthday," says Sharon Verani, who is co-listing the property with Mark Ogden of Sotheby's International Realty.

Kellie Speed